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Fingolimod

Description

Fingolimod is a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator. Fingolimod is metabolised by sphingosine kinase to the active metabolite fingolimod phosphate. By acting as a functional antagonist of S1P receptors on lymphocytes, fingolimod phosphate blocks the capacity of lymphocytes to egress from lymph nodes, causing a redistribution, rather than depletion, of lymphocytes.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
L04AA27
Fingolimod
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L04 Immunosuppressants → L04A Immunosuppressants → L04AA Selective immunosuppressants

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
GILENYA Hard capsule
MPI, EU: SmPC